Orbital ATK Senior Director, Finance in Baltimore, Maryland

Senior Director, Finance

Locations:Baltimore, MD

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Job ID:DRT20171404-39162

Orbital ATK – Defense Systems Groupis seeking an experiencedSr. Director,Financefor ourMissile Products Division,headquartered inBaltimore, MD. The position reports to the Vice President, Finance for Defense Systems Group.

With annual revenues of nearly $4.5 billion, over 12,000 employees, and operations in about 20 states,Orbital ATKis a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world’s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation’s largest manufacturer of ammunition.

Orbital ATK’sDefense Systems Group (DSG)is an industry leader in precision weapons, tactical rocket motors used in air-, sea- and land-based systems, missile-warning products, and ammunition and gun systems, serving America and our allies. The group is the largest U.S. producer of small-caliber ammunition, as well as a leading manufacturer of medium- and large-caliber ammunition and gun systems. In addition, the group develops advanced capabilities for missile-defense interceptors, fuzing and warheads, weaponized special-mission aircraft, and propulsion control systems. It also provides extensive experience and expertise in defense facility management, modernization and automation worldwide.

With more than 100 active programs, Orbital ATK’sMissile Products Division (MPD)has been an industry-leading developer and manufacturer of defense and aerospace components and systems for nearly 75 years. We’ve stayed on pace with technology advancements all along the way, contributing to the success of countless missions. We’re continually developing and reimaging products to meet or exceed today’s program requirements. Our product line includes innovative and advanced missile and space propulsion and control systems, warheads, bomb fuzes, solid and liquid propellants, smokeless gun powder, and high-strength, heat resistant composite structures.

Job Description:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide strategic business leadership for the Missile Products Division

  • Oversee and support all accounting, financial reporting and compliance activity for program accounting functions (EAC’s, revenue recognition, monthly reporting, etc.) for MPD, in accordance with GAAP, FAR and CAS.

  • In partnership with the DSG VP Finance and VP/GM Missile Products Division, complete preparations for and lead Monthly, Quarterly and Annual Financial Planning and Reporting Activity for the Division.

  • Hands-on leadership in developing and maintaining accurate financial forecasts.

  • Manage balance sheet and coordination with corporate shared services and general accounting function of the division.

  • Ensure adherence to internal control processes and certifications to ensure on-going compliance and financial statement integrity as required by Sarbanes Oxley Act and related external reporting standards.

  • Coordinate with DSG VP Finance and VP/GM Missile Products Division on execution, cost control and analysis activities for existing contracts, including program EACs.

  • Coordinate with DSG VP Finance and VP/GM Missile Products Division to develop and lead operational action plans to reduce working capital balances consistent with commitments in the annual financial plan.

  • Ensure compliance with all statutory and contractual commitments with special focus on business systems rules to ensure adequacy in passing all DCAA/DCMA audits.

  • Support internal/ external audit activities as needed.

  • Support business proposal development activity, cost estimating and economic evaluation of investment alternatives, as required.

  • Establish and maintain system of internal controls and on-going compliance with all U.S. Government regulations and business systems rules.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years previous experience working at a government contractor with significant experience in planning and reporting, program cost control / EAC management and strong understanding of revenue recognition (SOP 81-1) / GAAP.

  • Exposure to commercial (non-government) markets and/or on-site manufacturing experience.

  • BS in Finance or Accounting; CPA/MBA Preferred.

  • Must have well developed interpersonal skills.

  • Strong financial leadership and analytical skills and experience presenting financial information at all levels of the organization.

  • Demonstrated understanding of public-company financial reporting standards and U.S. Government procurement regulations, including FAR and CAS.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary and performance based incentive, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:+10 Years

Education:Bachelors

Expertise:Finance

Group:Defense